39 Meriam Street will first capture your heart with its lovely curb appeal, set perfectly on a sprawling corner lot in desirable Merriam Hill, but once inside, you will be further impressed by its delightful living spaces and charming details.
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This beloved home has been beautifully maintained by the same family for many years and offers a freshly painted interior, newly refinished hardwood floors, and a great layout for comfortable living and entertaining. The prime location is within walking distance of everything Lexington’s town center has to offer, including public transportation and the Minuteman Bike Path.
The inviting front foyer welcomes you as the formal living room draws you in on the right, a wonderful space to greet guests, catch up with the book club, enjoy music lessons, or simply hang out. A double-sided wood burning fireplace creates a cozy atmosphere on chilly nights and a visual centerpiece with its raised hearth. The living room is graced by rich details including built-in shelving, chair rail, and large picture windows to welcome the sunshine.
Prepare to be amazed as the great room opens with its dramatic cathedral ceiling, recessed lighting, and large windows adorned by transom arches. It’s a spectacular entertainment haven, perfect for movie nights and fun celebrations with friends and family. The family room’s side of the central fireplace has an eye-catching arched stone aesthetic, adding even more character to this stunning room. An oversized glass slider brings the outdoors in, while offering easy access to the patio and backyard beyond.
Impress your guests in the elegant formal dining room, defined by a large bay of windows overlooking the front landscape. Double built-in cabinets with glass-fronted doors offer the perfect space to showcase your fine dinnerware.
The breakfast room creates an easy transition to and from the kitchen with a circular informal dining area, a built-in table with bench seating, and additional cabinetry. It’s a great spot to enjoy your morning coffee or tend to homework as cookies bake in the oven.
The chef is likely to be found preparing culinary delights over the stainless-steel cooktop in the sunny, cheerful kitchen with granite countertops, white cabinetry, a tile backsplash, and a huge picture window over the sink showcasing tranquil backyard views. The kitchen offers an easy connection with the rear entry, two-car garage, and driveway, perfect for managing an active lifestyle.
Outdoor living is easy amidst the lush perennial gardens, trees, and stone walls surrounding the private backyard. The huge stone patio is perfect for entertaining, and an outdoor storage shed keeps your gardening tools organized.
Have you been looking for the perfect home office? The versatile office on the main level is privately set, ideal for managing phone calls and meetings. The office also works well as an additional bedroom if better suited to your family’s needs, with a closet, sunny double windows, a wall of built-ins, and easy access to the adjoining full bathroom, offering a tiled shower.
The second level makes a wonderful first impression with its newly refinished hardwood floors. The privately set primary suite is the perfect retreat with a large picture window overlooking the backyard. A French door opens to the walk-in closet, outfitted with built-ins, laundry, a makeup counter, and another huge picture window for abundant natural light. The primary bathroom has a tiled tub, a separate tiled shower, and an updated white vanity.
The opposite wing of the second level presents three more generous family bedrooms, all with abundant natural light and beautiful, newly refinished hardwood floors. The second level family bathroom is tastefully done in neutral tones and features a tiled tub with a shower.
More space awaits with a fireplaced family room on the lower level. This room has the flexibility to use as a recreation area, playroom, or a casual hangout with a half bathroom for convenience. The lower level continues with a large unfinished space perfect for additional storage or to use as a workshop. The home’s secondary stairway increases functionality for quick access from this unfinished area to the rear hallway off the kitchen.
What a wonderful opportunity to own this truly special home set in the heart of Lexington’s rich history. Enjoy the easy walking distance to the Minuteman Bike Path and everything the town center has to offer, including restaurants, a library, and a move theater. Be a part of the highly desirable community of Lexington known for its excellent public schools, open conservation land and parks, and dynamic community life.